Meals and Social Events


NEERS Welcoming Social - Thursday, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Location: UCONN's Marine Science Building

Time: bar and appetizers open at XX p.m. (included in registration)

The Welcoming Social will be held immediately following the Symposium. There will be light refreshments served, a cash bar, and a chance to mingle and chat about topics of estuarine and coastal significance with the astute and erudite NEERSians gathered for this special meeting.

A list of local restaurants will be provided.

NEERS Friday Social - Friday, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00

Location: UCONN's Marine Science Building

Time: bar and appetizers open at XX p.m. (included in registration)

The Friday social will be held following the business meeting. There will be light refreshments served, a cash bar, and a chance to mingle and chat about topics of estuarine and coastal significance with the astute and erudite NEERSians gathered for this special meeting. Those wishing to extend the evening can meet up at a local bar for live music and dancing - Happy St. Patrick's Day!!

NEERS Friday Special Event - Pizza and a Movie, 7:30 to 9:00

Location: UCONN's Marine Science Building

Join us for a screening of Ocean Frontiers III, followed by a discussion. Pizza, salad and drinks will be provided and are included with the cost of registration.

Other Meals

Meeting registration includes lunch on Friday, the socials on Thursday and Friday, and mid-morning and afternoon breaks. Breakfast is included with hotel room at many local hotels.

LUNCH

Friday lunch - included in registration fee, but additional fee applies if extra person wants to join us

Assorted sandwiches, salad, and soups.

Saturday box lunch - available for an additional fee

Classic Sandwich Boxed Lunch…$10.50
Meals include a bag of regular or baked Lays chips, whole fruit, chocolate chip cookies, assorted soda (Coke, Diet, and Sprite) or UConn natural spring water.
Classic Turkey & American
Served on a white Kaiser Roll or wheat wrap with American cheese, lettuce and tomato
Classic Ham & Swiss
Served on a white Kaiser Roll or wheat wrap with Swiss cheese, lettuce and tomato
Classic Tuna salad
Served on a white Kaiser Roll or wheat wrap with lettuce and tomato
Vegetarian/Vegan
Served on a wheat wrap with red pepper hummus, shredded lettuce, tomato, cucumber and shredded carrots

Premium Wrap Boxed Lunch…$12.50
Meals include a bag of regular or baked Lays chips, whole fruit, chocolate chip cookies, assorted soda (Coke, Diet, and Sprite) or UConn natural spring water.
Southwest Turkey Bacon Wrap
American cheese, lettuce & tomato with chipotle ranch
Ham and Swiss Wrap
Swiss cheese, lettuce & tomato with honey mustard
Turkey Pesto
Swiss cheese, lettuce & tomato with sundried tomato pesto
Chicken Caesar Wrap
Julienne chicken breast, chopped Romaine, shredded parmesan cheese with Caesar dressing
Gazpacho Wrap
Grape tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, mozzarella cheese, lettuce with red wine vinegar & oil (vegan option without cheese)

DINNER

A list of restaurants will be available at the registration desk.

BREAKFAST

Many hotels in the area have a breakfast option. UCONN's campus food service is closed, so other than our coffee breaks, lunch and socials, other food options are not available on campus.

Dietary Concerns?

Please contact with any dietary concerns.